Fire Inspector, Public Safety 
Inspections & Investigations
2-Year Temporary Full-Time


Contribute to making the District of North Vancouver a great place to live, work and play for generations to come. Stretching from Deep Cove in the east to the Capilano River Canyon in the west, the District of North Vancouver is characterized by innovative municipal government that maintains and enhances the quality of life for its residents and businesses. Fuelled by the District’s award-winning Official Community Plan to build vibrant and sustainable communities for people of all ages and backgrounds, we are looking to fill this regular, full-time position. A flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive work place culture, the District offers exciting career options, professional development opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package. Work for an employer of choice, help build this North Shore community, and leave a lasting legacy.

Knowing that you help to keep people safe will give you job satisfaction that few people experience.

If you are a results-oriented individual dedicated to safety, the District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services (DNVFRS) is looking to fill the position of Fire Inspector, Public Safety Inspections & Investigations. This is a two year temporary full-time opportunity, with potential to become permanent due to anticipated retirements.

Reporting to the Captain - Public Safety, Inspections & Investigations, this is regulatory work related to the enforcement of Municipal, Provincial and Federal fire prevention codes, standards and related bylaws. You have solid knowledge of prevention practices and methods gained through related training and experience. Preference may be given to those with a Fire Prevention Inspector Certificate from the Justice Institute or equivalent, and other courses relating to public safety and community risk reduction.

Monthly salary for this unionized position is $5,768 - $8,734 (2019 rates) based on a 35 hour, four day work week. The successful candidate can attain the rank and pay of Lieutenant at $9,505 (2019 rates) after completion of one-year of service in the Public Safety Division and successful completion of the employer identified courses (listed below). Flexibility may be required for scheduled and unscheduled hours after regular hours of work for fire investigation, public education, or special inspection call out duties. The District also offers an attractive benefit package. This career opportunity is for you if you are a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications for Public Safety Lieutenant Rate:

A Fire Inspector who has worked in the Public Safety Division for a minimum of one (1) year and who has successfully completed the required courses/certificates will be paid at the rate of a Public Safety Lieutenant. Current course requirements are:

  • Local Assistant to Fire Commissioner- Office of the Fire Commissioner
  • Fire Investigation Level I and II- JIBC or Pro-board
  • BC Fire Code Part 1 & 2- JIBC or BCIT
  • BC Building Code Part 3- BCIT

Course equivalency may be established by the Fire Chief for any of the courses listed above. If you are interested in this position, and have a passion to serve people and the community, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on-line with your cover letter and resume at by July 25, 2021 to be considered for this competition.

We wish to thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.